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ESRC Doctoral Training Partnership for Social Sciences


ESRC DTP: Awareness to Impact

Tuesday 27th November, 10am to 2pm
Room B, Institute of Criminology 


Please register for this workshop

This is a workshop designed for first and second year PhD students, however all PhD students are welcome.

To provide awareness in terms of career preparation, the ESRC DTP is launching the ‘awareness to impact’ workshop. This is an interactive workshop that aims to cover what impact is in the social sciences introducing a range of impacts: economic/business; policy and public services; public engagement and cultural etc.

ESRC DTP students will be introduced to steps that can take to make plans in impact area. Following with engagement with non-academic partners and examples from students and academics that created impact through internships and funded ESRC research projects will be explored. Concluding with exploring avenues of impact from your own research; map stakeholders that you might be interested; how to approach them; next steps that you would take, and finally include steps to take to become more knowledge to work in policy or impact or industry.

Target audience
  • Postgraduates (ESRC DTP), particularly those in the first and second year of their Ph.D
  • Postgraduates in the Social Sciences particularly those in the first and second year of their Ph.D